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  1. Breakthrough! Building MaterialsMgO, the 'New Drywall,' is a Miracle in StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2014 | American Reporter

    At 61, Milwaukee native Maggie Steck has seen it all. A good-looking, energetic redhead who was the youngest of eight girls, she's been married and divorced, was a wedding photographer and successful real estate agent, and is now at the leading edge of a major advance in a well-tested material that more of us may soon use in place of drywall, Tyvek and Hardie Board to build non-toxic American homes.

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  2. National Association of Professional Women Announces Donna...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Donna L. McRae-Jones is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. NAPW honors Donna L. McRae-Jones as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year.

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  3. NCAA Dii hoops: Bowie State splits, Udc rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    The big difference between the two teams Bowie State played in the Sheetz Herb Sims Classic in Bluefield, W Va., this weekend is one could shoot, the other couldn't. The Lady Bulldogs could not hang with the shooters for more than a half.

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  4. Austin, San Antonio drivers prepare for phone bansRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KRGV

    City leaders in San Antonio and Austin are trying to get drivers ready for bans on handheld devices behind the wheel starting in January. Police in both cities won't start issuing fines until February.

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  5. Jail Bookings 12/20/14 - Bossier ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Are you ready for the holidays? The Red Cross is county down the 12 days before Christmas with holiday safety tips. Are you ready for the holidays? The Red Cross is county down the 12 days before Christmas with holiday safety tips.

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  6. Towson student joins lawsuit involving rabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A Towson University student has added her name to a civil suit involving a Towson associate professor and rabbi accused of taking pictures and videos of women in a ritual bath. The young woman, who asked that she be identified only by her first name to protect her privacy, was a student of Rabbi Barry Freundel when, she said, he encouraged her to participate in a mikvah as research for a term paper, even though she was not Jewish and had no wish to convert.

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  7. Austin, San Antonio drivers face 2015 phone bansRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Two of the biggest cities in Texas are reminding drivers of bans on handheld devices behind the wheel that take effect in Austin and San Antonio come January. Police in both cities won't start issuing fines until February.

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  8. Businesses are bilking the District of millions in contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    THE FEDERAL investigations into corruption in D.C. government that have gotten the most attention are those involving elected officials , longtime city employees or well-connected business leaders. Less high-profile but also significant is a recently concluded probe involving the District's Certified Business Enterprise Program.

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  9. Lawsuit By Anti Hunting Groups Get Wolf Endangered Species Decision RescindedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    In response to a lawsuit brought against the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia has vacated a 2012 decision, which delisted wolves as an endangered species. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Department of Justice legal staff are reviewing the decision to determine how it will impact Wisconsin's wolf management program.

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  10. Top 10 Newsmakers - No. 8 - : Common Core took No. 8 spot of 2014 NewsmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    The set of standards that dictates how students in Tennessee public schools learn continued to be a major topic of discussion in 2014, after the standards themselves had gradually been put into practice in schools since 2010. Everyone from teachers to local government officials continued to debate whether the Common Core state standards were good for local students.

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  11. Herea s who got the biggest Gates Foundation education grants for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Bill and Melinda Gates watch daughter Jennifer perform in an equestrian event during the Hollywood Reporter Trophy class at the Longines Los Angeles Masters on Sept. 27. Bill Gates is famous for many things, including spending hundreds of millions of dollars to develop , promote and defend the Common Core State Standards.

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  12. Does T-Mobile Owe You a Refund?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Attorney General Kamala Harris announced that the California Department of Justice-along with the Attorneys General of the other 49 States and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission-reached settlements with T-Mobile to resolve allegations that the company placed charges for third-party services on consumers' mobile telephone bills that were not authorized by the consumer, a practice known as "mobile cramming." "T-Mobile deceived its customers by adding unauthorized charges to their bills each month, in order to boost the company's profits.

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  13. NJ Joins Multi-State, Federal Settlement with T-Mobile Over Charges...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    New Jersey will receive approximately $332,000 as a result of its participation in a national settlement with T-Mobile USA, Inc. that resolves allegations the company engaged in unlawful "cramming," or the placing of charges for unsolicited and unauthorized third-party services on consumers' mobile telephone bills, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced. Customers who have been crammed complain about charges for services -- typically $9.99 per month for horoscopes, trivia, sports scores and other so-called premium text message subscription services -- that they have neither heard of nor requested, according to Hoffman.

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  14. Requirements Of Student Athletes' Preseason Physicals Vary Between StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Switched

    Before joining a high school sports team, most students in the U.S. have to complete a preparticipation physical evaluation . This preseason physical is intended to check that a student is healthy enough to participate in competitive sports, but a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics found that the requirements of the physicals vary widely across states -- so students are not always screened for conditions that could lead to big problems.

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  15. District of Columbia Retirement Board terminates PIMCORead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Pensions & Investments

    District of Columbia Retirement Board, Washington, terminated Pacific Investment Management Co. from an active domestic core-plus fixed-income portfolio at a board meeting Thursday.

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  16. Minocqua, WiscRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lakeland Times

    Hunters and trappers took 117 wolves in Wisconsin during the 2012 harvest season, 257 wolves in 2013 and 154 in 2014. Department of Natural Resources photograph A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday overturned the 2012 delisting of the gray wolf in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.

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  17. HuntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Lakeland Times

    Hunters and trappers took 117 wolves in Wisconsin during the 2012 harvest season, 257 wolves in 2013 and 154 in 2014. Department of Natural Resources photograph A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday overturned the 2012 delisting of the gray wolf in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.

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  18. Federal judge halts Great Lakes wolf huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lakeland Times

    Hunters and trappers took 117 wolves in Wisconsin during the 2012 harvest season, 257 wolves in 2013 and 154 in 2014. Department of Natural Resources photograph A federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday overturned the 2012 delisting of the gray wolf in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list, finding that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not been able to overcome the strictures imposed by the Endangered Species Act.

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  19. Florida same-sex marriages possible Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on Jan. 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to further delay a lower court's finding that the state's ban on the unions is unconstitutional. The high court Friday night, without explanation, rejected the Florida attorney general's request to intervene.

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  20. 2015 benefits management outlook shaped by courts and congressional changesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    The U.S. Supreme Court and Congress will play key roles in the future of the health care reform law. By the end of next June, the court will decide whether to uphold or reject IRS rules that allow lower-income individuals to use federal subsidies to buy health insurance in state and federal public exchanges.

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